Kathleen Brown

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Kathleen Brown is a prose writer and poet currently based in Alberta, Canada. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in CV2, dandelion, The Fiddlehead, QWERTY, the GULCH anthology (Tightrope Books), The Capilano Review and West Coast Line. She is the writer in residence at CE3C (Creative Environmnet for Emerging Electronic Culture) at Alberta College of Art and Design. Recent collaborations include editing and curating "The Mapping Issue" with Oana Avasilichioaei and "performance/MACHINE" with Michael Nardone, both issues of dandelion magazine. She is the 2009 recipient of the Lina Chartrand Award from CV2, and was a participant in the inaugural Literary In(ter)ventions program at the Banff Centre for the Arts in February 2011.


Inside the wide slow motion of snow
Philip knocks his mug, it wobbles, a jackrabbit in the room. Castle startles, sitting up on the caribou skins between her and the plywood floor: “Everything is melting.”
               Her mattress of skins: a collapsing star. Her hair the colour of muskoxen horns, her chest rising, falling as though taking in a savage wind.
               “It was just a dream, sweet heart.”
               “The animals were running. Crushing each other.”

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